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TNPSC Current Affairs - March 2018 by TNPSC Guru


1.Earth Hour on March 24
  •  Earth Hour to be observed globally today at 8.30 PM by turning off lights for for one hour from 8.30 Pm to 9.30 PM to create awareness about the Global climate Change.
  • Earth hour was first started in Australia in 2007 and now observed around 187 countries in world including India.
  • This year’s theme of Earth Hour is the impact of Warming on Biodiversity and Wildlife.  

2.First Indian Sign Language (ISL) Dictionary 
  • Union Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot launched India’s “First Indian Sign Language Dictionary of 3000 words” .
  • It was developed by Indian Sign Language Research & Training Centre (ISLR&TC).
  • The aim of dictionary is to remove the communication barriers between Deaf and hearing communities s as it is focused on providing more information in Indian sign language ,said by Union Minister. 


3.Space Grade Lithium-Ion Cells. 
  • Indian Space Research Organisation has entered an agreement with Technology Transfer Agreement with BHEL(BHARAT Heavy Electricals Limited) to transfer the technology for manufacture the space Grade Lithium-Ion Cells.
  • Due to the high energy density, reliablilty and Long life , Lithium –Ion Batteries are used as the power sources for Satellite and launch vehicle application 

4.Chandrayaan-2 Postponed. 
  • Indian Space Research Organisation has said that Chandrayaan -2 launch has been postponed to October 2018 due to requirement of more test. 
  • Chandrayaan 2 will be the challenging mission, as it will carry first time an orbiter, a lander and a rover to the moon. 

5.NAIPUNYA RATHAM
Andhra Pradesh has launched Multi-utility vehicle Naipunya Ratham or World on Wheels to bring technology to each corner of rural areas.

6.Abel Prize 2018 
  • Robert P Langlands from Canada wins the prestigious Abel Prize 2018.
  • Abel Prize is an annual award given by Norway government to outstanding mathematician across the world. 

7.INS Ganga 
  • Indian Navy’s war ship INS Ganga have been De-commissioned.
  • It was commissioned on December 1985


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